Published annually in the spring, The Albion Review features works of short fiction, poetry, essays, and visual art. We strive to showcase the work of emerging undergraduate talents.
We accept only unpublished work from undergraduate students currently enrolled in any college or university, who have not yet obtained an undergraduate degree.
Each submissions is eligible for a $200 prize for Poetry, Fiction, or Art.
General Submission Information: All submissions must be uploaded no later than Saturday, November 9th, 2019 by 11:59 p.m. All work must be unpublished. Simultaneous submissions are not accepted. If submitting to more than one category, please limit each category to one work. Please do not add your name anywhere on the submission itself, since we select blindly. Please title your file the name of your submission. For example, when submitting via Submittable, our online submitting website, do not title your file “Jane Smith Poems.” Failing to follow these guidelines may result in automatically being declined.
Writing Submission Guidelines:
Please place all submissions into one document, as Submittable only allows one upload per genre. Do not place your name anywhere on the submission. Fill out the form provided by the Submittable site.
All Fiction pieces must not exceed 15 pages double spaced. Please use Times New Roman, 12 point font, and include page numbers to your work.
Cannot exceed 500 words. Up to 5 pieces can be submitted. Pieces must be written in Times New Roman, 12 point font, double spaced. Please include page numbers to your work. (Submit under Fiction section.)
We accept up to 5 poems. Work must be Times New Roman, 12 point font. Please include page numbers on any poems that exceed one page.
Cannot exceed 15 pages double spaced. Pieces must be written in Times New Roman, 12 point font. Please include page numbers to your work.
Art Submission Guidelines:
Up to three pieces may be submitted (black, white and color pieces welcome). Pieces must include list of materials used (this can be added into the cover letter). Artwork may be submitted via Submittable (https://albionreview.submittable.com/submit).
All images should be sent as an Adobe Photoshop file (psd) or a jpeg file. Image resolution should be set at a pixel dimension of 2400 x 2400 (or max. possible). Please set your piece to be AT MINIMUM 300 DPI. Anything less will not be considered. Please do not send original copies, they will not be returned.
We reserve the right to decline any submission if it does not follow the submission guidelines outlined above.
We look forward to reading your work!